Month: May 2009

KDHE part of World No Tobacco Day

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is joining thousands of organizations worldwide to raise awareness about the dangers of tobacco use. World No Tobacco Day, which is Sunday, is a yearly event that is designed to inform the public…

State launching new anti-smoking campaign

The Missouri Foundation for Health has launched a national campaign, “Become An Ex” to Missouri to help combat the state’s high smoking rates. The foundation, as a founding member of the National Alliance for Tobacco Cessation, joins leading public health…

5 Ways to Quit Smoking

The smoking is dangerous to health, many of the experts says that the smoke is more harmful than the nicotine. There are more than 40 chemicals which are found in the cigarette smoke. Some of them are very dangerous as…

Reasons to Quit Smoking

Nicotine is a drug and like any other drug you can get addicted to it. This does not mean you can not quit smoking cigarettes though. Quitting takes willpower and the determination to go through with it. After you have…

Stop Smoking Right Now

Can it be done? It sure can. It’s been done thousands of times over and over on many people just like you. I quit smoking in only 2 weeks. I’m guessing you’re pretty skeptical right now, and I don’t blame…

EU launches new anti-smoking ads

The European Union is launching a new anti-smoking campaign to alert Europeans over the dangers of lighting up. EU Health Commissioner Androulla Vassiliou says a third of the EU’s 500 million inhabitants are smokers and should be encouraged to quit.…